Open the Best Do-Nut Franchise
in Arkansas with Shipley Do-Nuts

When you start your own donut franchise in Arkansas with Shipley Do-Nuts, you’ll be joining a legacy brand with over 340 locations and growing!

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Hot Markets Now

  • Fayetteville
  • Fort Smith
  • Springdale
  • Rogers
  • Conway
  • Bentonville
  • Bella Vista
  • Paragould
  • W. Memphis
  • Van Buren
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Open a Do-Nut Franchise in Arkansas with Shipley Do-Nut and Make Life Delicious in Your Community!


For over 80 years, family-owned Shipley Do-Nuts has been delighting customers of all ages, and today we’re a fast-growing opportunity that’s perfect for both newcomers and franchise experts alike. Now with more than 330 stores serving up our gourmet treats, we want to make life delicious in your community, and have identified Arkansas as a state that’s perfect for our brand. If you’re ready to be your own boss while enjoying our ongoing support, a quick service restaurant (QSR) franchise in Arkansas with Shipley Do-Nuts could be just what you’re looking for!

The Natural State

With six national park sites, two-and-a half million acres of national forests, seven national scenic byways, and 50 state parks, life is pretty sweet in the Natural State — especially with a Shipley Do-Nuts in the neighborhood! Home of the very first Walmart, Arkansas is an extremely affordable state that attracts many families, and its laws are very pro-business.

A franchise opportunity

Why Partner with Shipley to Open Your QSR Do-Nut Shop Franchise in Arkansas?

The QSR industry is busier than ever and meeting the demands of more and more consumers every day! Furthermore, its popularity is not going away anytime soon, making a Shipley bakery franchise in Arkansas something to seriously consider — especially when you factor in:

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We’re Yummy

We offer over 60 varieties of do-nuts, pastries, and kolaches, all produced from the same easy-to-use mix, allowing for high volume, high quality, and lots of mouth-watering deliciousness!

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We’re Consistent

Our stores feature gold-standard baking equipment used by some of the biggest names in our industry, guaranteeing your products will be consistently delicious.

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We’re Flexible

Our non-traditional location models mean more options for where to set up your store, paving the way for multi-unit ownership. And a protected mile radius territory means less competition!

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Our Core Values Define Our Brand

At the heart of every Shipley Do-Nut bakery are core values like integrity, passion, and service that have made us a beloved brand for over four generations. Our people, our processes, and our products define our brand, and we strive to provide an experience found nowhere else on earth!


If you have:


A desire to engage with your community


A willingness to follow our systems and procedures

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A commitment to being a hands-on franchise owner

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A love of customer service


Excellent people skills


A strong work ethic

…then you could be a great fit for a do-nut shop business in Arkansas with Shipley!

No Experience is No Problem!
We’ll Get You Up to Speed!

If you’re looking for a do-nut franchise for sale in Arkansas, but are worried about your lack of industry experience, don’t be! A Shipley Do-Nuts franchise opportunity comes with comprehensive training and ongoing support, meaning you’ll have our expert guidance every step of the way, for the life of your business.

With us by your side you’ll enjoy:


Assistance in identifying the perfect location for your franchise


Help with building out your bright new store


Preopening training that goes over day-to-day operations


Expert marketing to help you get the word out


Access to vendor relationships that’ll keep you ready for business


And so much more!

Now is the time to think about a do-nut shop franchise in Arkansas with Shipley!

To find out more about our opportunity, get in touch today!

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We currently have the following markets available:
  • Bossier City
  • Broussard
  • Chalmette
  • Hammond
  • Houma
  • Kenner
  • Lafayette
  • Lake Charles
  • Laplace
  • Metairie
  • Monroe
  • New Iberia
  • New Orleans
  • Prairieville
  • Ruston
  • Shenandoah
  • Shreveport
  • Slidell
  • Terrytown
  • Zachary

Don’t worry if your market isn’t listed! Contact us to get a full list of available territories.